Think ED only affects older men? Think again…

When it comes to erecticle dysfunction (ED), many people tend to associate it as a problem suffered exclusively by older  men. It has been proven that ED becomes more commonplace as men approach later life – for instance, 40% of men in their forties will suffer from it at some point, 50% of those in their fifties and 60% in their sixties.

However, it’s important to acknowledge that ED isn’t just an issue which comes with age. A surprising number of younger men also claim to suffer from some form of erectile dysfunction. In fact, a study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that 25% of patients newly diagnosed with ED were actually under the age of 40. Almost half of these men suffered from what was described as “severe” erectile dysfunction.

Impotent young man

This rate is somewhat similar to what is experienced by older men. It was also noted by researchers that these younger men were more likely to maintain poorer lifestyle habits – for example, smoking or drug taking – than the older generations. As we discussed in our recent blog, an unhealthy lifestyle can be a contributing factor to erectile dysfunction.

It has been found, however, that younger men are generally reasonably open when it comes to talking about ED. It’s important for men to be comfortable opening up about their problems – on online help and advice forums which deal with ED, 60% of men posting are actually under the age of 24.

Although it can be something of an embarrassing issue for younger men, it’s important to remember that you are not alone – there are millions of men around the world suffering from the same issue as you, and it’s so important to feel comfortable talking about it.

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